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1. Kim Engelbrecht Kim Engelbrecht Actress, Eye in the Sky
2. Alex McGregor Alex McGregor Actress, Young Ones
3. Jonny Pasvolsky Jonny Pasvolsky Actor, Mortdecai
4. Cecil Kellaway Cecil Kellaway Actor, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Though a native of South Africa, Cecil Kellaway spent many years as an actor, author and director in the Australian film industry until he tried his luck in Hollywood in the 1930s. Finding he could get only gangster bit parts, he got discouraged and returned to Australia. Then William Wyler called and offered him a part in Wuthering Heights...
5. Sean Cameron Michael Sean Cameron Michael Actor, 24 Born in Cape Town, South African thespian Sean Cameron Michael started acting at the age of twelve in stage musicals. While continuing his schooling, he studied drama with Rita Maas-Phillips (RADA) and after completing two years national service in the South African Defense Force, Michael decided to pursue acting professionally...
6. Antony Sher Antony Sher Actor, Shakespeare in Love Born in 1949, Antony Sher was raised in South Africa before going to London to study at the Webber-Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art between 1969 and 1971. After performing for the theatre group "Gay Sweatshop" in "Thinking Straight" (1975), "The Fork" (1976) and "Stone" (1976), Sher joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1982...
7. Olivia Jackson Olivia Jackson Stunts, Mad Max: Fury Road
8. Tessa Jubber Tessa Jubber Actress, Hector and the Search for Happiness
9. Karl Thaning Karl Thaning Actor, Dredd Karl Thaning is a South African-born actor. He started studying law at university in South Africa, but left to pursue acting, going on to study Theatre Arts through a scholarship at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. Since graduating he returned home and acts in international and local productions in film and television.
10. Doreen Mantle Doreen Mantle Actress, Scoop
11. Daniel Fox Daniel Fox Actor, Eye in the Sky
12. Ian Hunter Ian Hunter Actor, The Adventures of Robin Hood Ian Hunter was born in the Kenilworth area of Cape Town, South Africa where he spent his childhood. In his teen years he and his parents returned to the family origins in England to live. Sometime between that arrival and the early years of World War I, Hunter began exploring acting. But in 1917 - and being only 17 - he joined the army to serve in France for the year of war still remaining...
13. Trevor Jones Trevor Jones Composer, Notting Hill As a child in Cape Town, Trevor Jones lived opposite the Gem Cinema. The theater was so old and worn out that there was often a loss of the soundtrack, which caused him to realize its power. The fact that everyone in his family worked in film or the theater made it easy to get support in his career choice...
14. Antony Hoffman Antony Hoffman Director, Red Planet
15. Stelio Savante Stelio Savante Actor, Eisenstein in Guanajuato Born in Cape Town, this New York actor and SAG nominee is one of South Africa's most successful exports. Has been a steady product of lauded independent and foreign features that have been distributed worldwide. Received outstanding critical reviews for his portrayal of real life mafia boss Joe 'The...
16. Ronald Harwood Ronald Harwood Writer, The Pianist Born in South-Africa in 1934, Ronald Harwood moved to London in 1951 to pursue a career in the theater. After attending the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, he joined the Shakespeare Company of Sir Donald Wolfit, one of the last 'actor-manager' of Great-Britain. From 1953 to 1958, Harwood became the personal dresser of Sir Donald...
17. Francis Chouler Francis Chouler Actor, Dredd Francis is a South African born actor living and working from Cape Town. Born the youngest of four to a German/Dutch mother and English South African father, Francis was schooled in two of Cape Town's Rudolf Steiner schools before attending the University of Cape Town, where he received his four year Bachelors degree in acting 'cum laude' in 2010...
18. Christel Smith Christel Smith Actress, The Master of Disguise
19. Lisa King Lisa King Actress, Home Alone 4 Lisa King was born in Cape Town, South Africa where she grew up. She was crowned "Miss Teen" and was later runner-up to "Miss South Africa". She has modeled and traveled the world since the age of 14 having landed many big cosmetic contracts as well as over 40 television commercials worldwide. She always had a passion for acting so moved to Los Angeles which is now her second home...
20. Moira Lister Moira Lister Actress, Trouble in Store Moira Lister started her career on the stage in South Africa. She appeared on the London stage at the age of 14 and started working in films in 1943. Always popular, she was usually cast as 'posh' lady.
21. Norma West Norma West Actress, And the Ship Sails On
22. Jenny Runacre Jenny Runacre Actress, Professione: reporter Jenny Runacre was born on August 18, 1946 in Capetown, South Africa, one of four girls in the family. The family moved to London when she was five, where Runacre developed an early love of movies, spending much time watching them in the local cinemas. She attended The Actor's Workshop in Notting Hill Gate, training in the Stanislavski System (also known as method acting)...
23. Matthew A. Brown Matthew A. Brown Writer, Julia
24. Bill Kerr Bill Kerr Actor, Gallipoli In the 1950s, Bill Kerr was one of Tony Hancock's regular sidekicks in the popular radio series 'Hancock's Half Hour'. In the first series he was smarter than Tony, but as the series progressed he became more and more stupid and childlike, regularly calling Tony 'Tubb'. Despite remaining on the radio series throughout its six year run, when the TV series began he was not required.
25. Michelle Botes Michelle Botes Actress, American Ninja 2: The Confrontation
26. Kelly Hoppen Kelly Hoppen Self, Dragons' Den
27. Reeva Steenkamp Reeva Steenkamp Self, Tropika Island of Treasure
28. Lauren McGregor Lauren McGregor Actress, Starship Troopers 3: Marauder
29. Sipho Kunene Sipho Kunene Actor, Sarafina!
30. Paul Herzberg Paul Herzberg Actor, My Week with Marilyn
31. Sybil Jason Sybil Jason Actress, The Little Princess Sybil Jacobson was born on November 23, 1929, in Cape Town, South Africa. By age 2 she had learned to play the piano, and she also demonstrated a remarkable talent for singing, dancing and mimicry. She moved to Great Britain as a small child, and by age 5 was singing, dancing, playing the piano or doing uncanny imitations of Maurice Chevalier in London nightclubs...
32. James B. Douglas James B. Douglas Actor, Men with Brooms
33. Oliver Schmitz Oliver Schmitz Director, Paris, je t'aime
34. P.J. Prinsloo P.J. Prinsloo Actor, Edgemont
35. Donald Randolph Donald Randolph Actor, Topaz
36. Geneviève Waïte Geneviève Waïte Actress, Joanna Mother of two children with late former husband, Singer-songwriter John Phillips of The Mamas & The Papas. One son, Tamerlane (Tam) Phillips, born March 14, 1971. One daughter, Bijou Phillips, model/singer/actress, born under interesting circumstances on April Fool's day, 1980, at the family home in Connecticut on the sofa while her parents were in the process of recovery...
37. Ann Peacock Ann Peacock Writer, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Ann Peacock was born and raised in South Africa where she obtained an undergraduate degree majoring in English Literature and Speech &Drama and later, a Law degree from the University of Cape Town. After teaching at the University of Cape Town Law Faculty, Ann emigrated with her family to Los Angeles...
38. Bridget Hedison Bridget Hedison Miscellaneous Crew, Two Bits
39. Daniel Krige Daniel Krige Actor, West Daniel Krige is a prolific writer, director and actor. Born in Cape Town, South Africa, he grew up in Australia. Krige began working as a writer at the age of 16 for Grundy Television. His writing credits include a BAFTA-nominated episode of Correlli, AFI-nominated episodes of Police Rescue and Mirror, Mirror...
40. Hazel Brooks Hazel Brooks Actress, Body and Soul
41. Ramey Short Ramey Short Actor, More Than Just a Game At the age of 12 upon seeing photos of Mark Wahlberg in a magazine he knew at once he wanted to become an actor! Ramey Short was born and grew up in a small town called Durbanville on the outskirts of sunny Cape Town, South Africa. Excelling in sports such as provincial rugby, national track & field...
42. Wensley Pithey Wensley Pithey Actor, Oliver! Character actor who started performing on stage at the age of 12 in his native South Africa. He moved to England in 1947 and continued to appear on stage, screen and TV often as portly authority figures. A notable portrayer of Sir Winston Churchill. He was married 3 times and had 1 son.
43. Henry Cornelius Henry Cornelius Director, Genevieve Born in South Africa, Henry Cornelius traveled to Europe, where he worked as an actor and director in stage productions in Germany, France and England. In 1933, with the Nazi takeover of Germany, Cornelius left Germany for France, and studied at the Sorbonne. He hooked up with director René Clair and went to England with Clair for The Ghost Goes West as an assistant editor...
44. Bill Flynn Bill Flynn Actor, Saturday Night at the Palace Bill Flynn is one of South Africa's most successful and versatile actors. Equally at home in comedy or drama. He has appeared in leading, supporting and featured roles in over 40 feature films, more than 100 stage plays and hundreds of TV shows. His debut movie was in the supporting role of Simeon in Curse of the Dead...
45. Jody Abrahams Jody Abrahams Actor, Safe House
46. Antony Stone Antony Stone Special Effects, Lord of War
47. Harry Nesbitt Harry Nesbitt Self, Motley and Melody
48. Rocco DeVilliers Rocco DeVilliers Editor, The Flyboys Born in 1970, Rocco DeVilliers' love of film began at an early age. Inspired by George Lucas' Star Wars, Rocco studied filmmaking in hopes of someday directing a major motion picture. In 1986, Rocco won a local award for best screenplay, and in 1987, P.M. Magazine awarded him Best Director for a short he did while in high school...
49. John Buckler John Buckler Actor, Tarzan Escapes John Buckler, aged 30, and his father, a well known British actor 'Hugh Buckler', aged 55, were drowned together on the night of Oct. 30, 1936 when their car skidded off the road during a rainstorm and overturned in the waters of Malibu Lake in California. The two men were trapped inside the car and...
50. Oliver Hermanus Oliver Hermanus Director, Skoonheid
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